Decommissioning Technician – Data Technician - 1827

Metro Systems in seeking an entry level candidate to work within our clients Data Center. 


Metro Systems in seeking an entry level candidate to work within our clients Data Center. The Decommissioning Technician will be ensuring that targeted equipment is ready to be removed off premises. They will also be processing large volumes of customer data to ensure that all customer data is sanitized and properly managed.

This position requires candidates to be a self-starter, highly motivated individual who can adhere to strict processes and be able to perform repetitive tasks with no deviation and demonstrate continuously consistent results.

Basic Qualifications:
- Decommissioning and processing of legacy hardware out of the data center facilities
- Moving/lifting packages usually no greater than 75 lbs.
- Unpacking/repacking fragile electronics
- Relocating and moving of large enterprise equipment
- Creating/attaching labels and barcodes
- Hard drive installation and removal, and destruction
- Basic Networking removal/installation and clearing of configurations.
- Physical layer and Application layer
- Updating progress through a web ticketing system
- Reporting of processes and regular status updates
- Documenting procedures
- Escalating to senior technicians and management as needed/required
- Familiarity with basic PC components/hardware:
· HDD/SSD/Flash/Removable storage media
· USB/FireWire/Esata
· Ram/CPU/Motherboard/Input-Output devices

- Experience with a ticketing system is a plus but not required

Qualified Candidates must be:
- A highly motivated, dependable individual
- Have strong attention to detail, maintain high quality standards
- Self-starter
- Learn quickly
- Highly motivated
- Able to work with minimal supervision
- Basic Understanding of computer hardware and components.

- All candidates must possess a valid driver's license, their own vehicle, and will need to pass a driving record check to operate company vehicles.
- Travel between sites/locations during the workday may/will occur.
- Employment for all candidates is contingent upon pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Previous experience working on IT equipment (racking & stacking gear, cable management, building computers, troubleshooting PC/Desktops/Laptops)
- Previous experience migrating and decommissioning of data center assets a plus.
- Associate's degree in IT-related field plus two years of progressively responsible experience preferred


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.